Sample 1 - State of California

Training Program Summary

Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician. A program that prepares individuals to adapt and fit corrective eyewear, including eyeglasses and contact lenses, as prescribed by ophthalmologists or optometrists; to assist patients in selecting appropriate frames; and to prepare work orders for ophthalmic laboratory technicians. Includes instruction in geometrical optics; ophthalmic optics; anatomy of the eye; optical instrumentation; use and maintenance of adjustment and cleaning tools; prescription interpretation; contact lens adaptation and fitting; prosthesis fitting; facial and eye measuring; pathology identification; record-keeping; and patient and business administrative tasks.
Training Providers for Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician in California
Provider Name
Program Name
LAUSD-Metropolitan Skills Center Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 
Westside Adult School Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 
Venice Skills Center Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 
Coast Career Institute Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 
San Diego County ROP SDCOE/JCCS Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 
Bay Area Optical School, Inc. Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 
Martinez Adult Education Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 

Occupations for Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician in California
Occupation TitleEstimated Year - Projected YearEmploymentEmployment Change Minimum Educational Requirement View Video
Opticians, Dispensing2010 - 20206,2007,3001,10017.7 Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months) View Video